Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 31 die Januarii, 1670.
Employment of the Poor.
A PETITION of the Parishioners and Inhabitants of the Parish of Stepney, was read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the same Committee to which the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parishes of St. Giles's in the Fields, and St. Paul's, Covent Garden, is committed; to take the Complaints, and Matter of this Petition also, into Examination; and report it, with their Opinions therein, to the House.
Paris Garden made a Parish.
Ordered, That all Members of this House, that serve for the Counties of Surrey and Sussex, be added to the Committee to which the Bill for making the Manor of Paris Garden in Surrey a distinct Parish from St. Saviour's, Southwarke, was committed.
Registry of Deeds, &c.
A Bill being tendered, and read, for settling a Bank and Registry for Deeds, and Securities, and Perpetuities;
Resolved, &c. That the House will, on Monday next, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to resume the Debate concerning a publick Registry, and Perpetuities.
Call of the House.
The House, then proceeded to the Calling over the House, according to former Order.
Ordered, That a List be made out of the Members Defaulters, and returned into the Committee of the whole House.
Resolved, &c. That the Committee of the whole House do draw up a Clause, pursuant to the former Order of this House, for doubly assessing the Members Defaulters in Attendance, in the Bill of Subsidies; and that they do report it, with the Amendments to the Bill, to the House.
Ordered, That the House be called over again on this Day Fortnight, under the same Penalty formerly imposed upon Defaulters.
Light Houses in Ireland.
Ordered, That the Business concerning Liverpoole, be peremptorily heard by the Committee of Grievances, on Friday next, the first Business of that Day.
Defaulters to Call of the House.
Ordered, That the Lord Orrery, Mr. Rawley, Sir Edward Wise, Mr. Tanner, Sir Richard Wiseman, and the Master of the Rolls, Defaulters in Attendance, upon the Call of the House, and now present, giving their Attendance, be excused, and struck out of the List of Defaulters.
Buying and selling Cattle.
Ordered, That Sir John Ernely, Sir Walter St. John, Mr. Walden, Sir Adam Browne, be added to the Committee appointed to draw up a Bill to prevent Frauds in buying and selling of Cattle.
Supply Bill; Wine Licences.
Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill for settling an Agreement between his Majesty and his Royal Highness, was committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.
Parish Garden Parish.
Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill for making the Manor of Paris Garden a Parish was committed, do sit this Afternoon.
Ordered, That all other Committees that were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned.
Supply Bill; Subsidies.
Resolved, &c. That the House will resolve into a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Bill of Subsidies.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.